Saturday, January 03, 2009

CUA School of Philosophy Fall 2008 Lecture Series

The Fall 2008 Lecture Series: Metaphysical Themes – In Honor of John F. Wippel

September 12 Gregory T. Doolan, The Catholic University of America
"Aquinas on Substance as a Metaphysical Genus"

September 19 Special Guest Lecturer Announcement

September 26 Brian Shanley, O.P., Providence College
"Thomas Aquinas on Demonstrating God’s Providence"
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October 3 LECTURE CANCELLED Jan Aertsen, University of Cologne CANCELLED
"Why is Metaphysics called First Philosophy in the Middle Ages?"

October 10 Marilyn McCord Adams, Oxford University
"Why Bodies as Well as Minds in the Life to Come?"

October 17 Stephen Brown, Boston College
"The Role of Metaphysics in Theology according to
Godfrey of Fontaines"
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October 24 Dominic O’Meara, University of Fribourg
"The Transformation of Metaphysics in Late Antiquity"
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October 31 Andreas Speer, University of Cologne
"The Fragile Convergence: Structures of Metaphysical Thinking"
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November 7 Carlos Bazan, University of Ottawa
"On Angels and Human Beings"
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November 14 Eleonore Stump, Saint Louis University
"God's Simplicity, the Knowledge of Persons, and the
Knowledge of God"

November 21 James Ross, University of Pennsylvania
"Merely Metaphysical Possibility?"
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December 5 Robert Sokolowski, The Catholic University of America
"The Science of Being as Being"
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Wednesday, December 31, 2008